The Anglican Missions Board enables the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, in a spirit of partnership, to share in the global dimension to Christ's mission of proclaiming the Gospel, nurturing believers, responding to human need, transforming society, and caring for creation.
Two containers of building materials fullTropical Cyclone Gita struck a number of Pacific Island countries in February, particularly Tonga. As a result of many generous donations, including AAW and the H&W Williams Trust, over $90,000 has been raised. The Tongan Anglican Church has requested building materials, tools, chainsaws, portable generators and pre-positioned supplies and as was reported earlier Anglican Missions has purchased two shipping containers which will be sent to Tonga next week... more»
1 July 2018Photo: ACT Alliance/ Paul Jeffrey
New Zealand churches have helped, and are currently helping, to resettle refugees. Relief efforts have been funded for more than seventy years. Caring for the refugee is an important responsibility in the Christian faith. CWS is grateful to participants in this year's Operation Refugee raising funds to help Syrian refugees with food, education and medical care. Many have completed the challenge to live on refugee rations in the past week. However, people are welcome to join the challenge or support participants until the end of July. more»
Decision-makers mentoring programmeAt CWS we value diversity of ideas and input into our action against poverty. We are looking for people of varying age groups and backgrounds to help inform us in our decision-making. Whatever your age or background, we invite you to join our 12-month “Action against poverty – Decision-makers mentoring programme”. Applications close: Saturday 30 June 2018.
Applications are sought from individuals who:
• Would like to gain exposure to governance in a faith-based aid organisation, supported by an experienced and qualified governance mentoring group;
• Are willing to offer ideas and support to CWS;
• Seek the opportunity to express their faith through action in a caring and supportive environment;
• Are enthusiastic about gaining governance experience to complement their education and career development, and to enhance their CV. more»
Materials are beginning to be loaded into the 2 containers - Free tee shirts, polo shirts, measuring tapes and bags. Thank you to Mitre 10 West Gate, Auckland. Tools are being delivered tomorrow and water equipment early next week. We have been able to put our logo on one of the containers.